First Known Use of take-up
- took up a collection
- took up the life of a farmer
- plants taking up nutrients
- take up skiing
- took up the trumpet
- take up one problem at a time
- took up residence in town
- the meeting was taken up with old business
- take up the slack
- took me up on it
- we must take the good work up again
Examples of take up in a Sentence
please take up the blanket so I can look underneath it
the soil was so dry that the plant seemed to take up the much-needed water instantly
Recent Examples of take up from the Web
There is no record of Trepanier or other state officials taking up Nitschke's allegation with him at that time.
The two regions account for more than two-thirds of all the cultivation licenses in the state, with Los Angeles, Sacramento and other urban counties taking up most of the other licenses for indoor grows.
Using the assumption that housing payments shouldn't take up more than 31 percent of income, Trulia reaches a dispiriting conclusion.
The Nice head coach has been touted as the best option to take up the reins at the Emirates, according to L'Equipe, if Wenger's services are dispensed with after another underwhelming season in north London.
Many shifted their efforts to the anti-war movement, the women's movement and the labor movement, taking up the mantle of King's mission for economic equality.
PCWorld’s Hayden Dingman has complained about the space taken up by the ventilation system behind the lid hinge.
The giant Russian oven, a whitewashed brick mausoleum, took up most of the one-room cabin.
Metzger's client brought a similar case later taken up by the state attorney general that resulted in potato-chip makers agreeing in 2008 to pay $3 million and remove acrylamide from their products.
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First Known Use of take up
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TAKE-UP Defined for English Language Learners
: the rate at which something offered is accepted by people
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